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Calendar of 5K Races in Kansas

The 5K distance is the perfect introductory distance for novice runners, as well as a challenging test of endurance and speed for competitive runners. Casual runners who want to take their training to the next level can benefit greatly from a 5K race. The best part of a 5K race is that they are accessible to all fitness types, ages and levels.

Here you will find a listing of the 5K races registered with JogRunRace for Kansas.

Upcoming 5K races in Kansas

Fri, Sep 4NHS 5K Glow Run/WalkClyde, KS
Mon, Sep 7Kidzcope good Grief 5K & Kids RunWichita, KS
Mon, Sep 7Labor RunWichita, KS
Sat, Sep 12HolySmokin 5kTopeka, KS
Sat, Sep 19Blaine Billinger Celebration 5k Run/Walk 2015Hays, KS
Sat, Sep 19Holiday Resort H.E.A.R.T.S DashEmporia, KS
Sun, Sep 20Panera Bread Diabetes Dash For Life 5KLeawood, KS
Sat, Sep 26Sacred Steps 5kLeawood, KS
Sat, Sep 26ICHD Be the One 5KColdwater, KS
Sun, Oct 25Lexi’s 5KWichita, KS

Recent 5K races in Kansas

Sat, Aug 297th Annual Speedy PD 5K/10K & 1/2 Mile Family Fun RunManhattan, KS
Sat, Aug 15Foam Glow 5K - Kansas City 2015Bonner Springs, KS
Sat, Aug 15Foam Glow 5K™ - Kansas City, KSBonner Springs, KS
Sat, Aug 1Digital Ally Open 5KOverland Park, KS

New/Updated 5K races in Kansas

Mon, Sep 7Labor RunWichita, KS

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